2005 – General Peter Schoomaker, U.S. Army Chief of Staff – Retired
2006 – Dr. Dan Gould, Michigan State University Prof., Director of Institute for Study of Youth Sports
2007 – Rob Miller – NAIA Character Director; Character Education Speaker, former college coach
2008 – Bobby Ross, High School, College and NFL football coach, including Detroit Lions 1997-2000
2009 – Sheila Taaormina, 4-time Olympic Contestant in Swimming, Triathlon, Women’s Modern Pentathlon
2010 – Dennis Parker, Career High School and College Football Coach & Athletic Director
2011 – Dr. Jack Roberts, Executive Director of Michigan High School Athletic Association
2012 – Harold Slemmer, Executive Director of Arizona High school Athletic Association; Character Counts Workshop presenter
2013 – Jon Jansen, Former Michigan All-American and NFL starter with Washington Redskins and Detroit Lions in 12 year NFL career as an Offensive Lineman.
2014 – Dave Hannah, Former Oklahoma football player, former world weightlifting record holder, Founder of Athletes in Action and Ambassadors of Compassion.